Scholarship details

Yayasan Sime Darby invites qualified students who will commence their undergraduate programme in September 2018 after completing their STPM or Foundation/Matriculation studies as well as those who are in their first year of undergraduate studies to apply for education sponsorship to pursue undergraduate studies at recognised Malaysian academic institutions approved by YSD.


Applicant must meet all the below requirements
  • Malaysian;
  • Age 25 years or below;
  • STPM/Pre-University/Foundation/Local Matriculation/Diploma (minimum CGPA of at least 3.30); or 3A’s for A-Level programme;
  • Total monthly gross household income of RM10,000 and below;
  • Active participation in extra-curricular activities, sporting events and community service;
  • Strong leadership qualities through various leadership positions held in school and societies.
Important note: Interested candidates who are in their first year (semester 1 & semester 2) at top local universities are encouraged to apply.

Preferred Discipline

Business related courses
  • Mass Communication (Digital Marketing)
Engineering and Sciences related courses:
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Actuarial Science
  • Mathematics/Statistical Science
  • Agricultural Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Plantation Technology
  • Environment, Health and Safety
  • Data Science
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Computer Science

Note: Scholarships for courses other than mentioned above are not available.
Accepted Universities
  • Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
  • Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP)
  • Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
  • Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
  • Taylor's University
  • Accounting & Business
  • Engineering & Architecture
  • Maths,Sciences & Technology

+Amount Info

Full scholarship covers tuition fees, living allowance, books allowance and computer allowance.Recipients of scholarship will have the opportunity to undergo Scholars Development Programme and experience work exposure through internship within the Sime Darby Group of Companies.Note: The scholarship will only cover expenses incurred after the award to recipients (i.e. upon execution of the scholarship agreement).
On completion of studies, scholars will be required to serve Sime Darby Group of Companies for 2 to 4 years, depending on the value of the scholarship.

How to apply for Yayasan Sime Darby Scholarship 2018 (Undergraduate)

Contact Info
For more information, please contact:
Yayasan Sime Darby
19th Floor, Wisma Sime Darby,
Jalan Raja Laut,
50350 Kuala Lumpur,

Closing Date : 6 April 2018

Tel: +6 03 2691 4122